Playa Hotels & Resorts Announces the Promotion of Hilton Rose Hall Hotel Manager, John Miles

Ft. Lauderdale, FL (May 14, 2019) – Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. (NASDAQ: PLYA, “Playa”) has announced the promotion of Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa Hotel Manager, John Miles to the General Manager of Jewel Runaway Bay Beach & Golf Resort. As General Manager, Miles will oversee the day-to-day operations of the all-inclusive resort, located in St. Ann Parish.


A native of Jamaica, Miles began his career at Hilton Rose Hall in 2009, formerly Rose Hall Resort, as an Assistant Guest Services Manager and later advanced to the position of Executive Assistant Manager and Hotel Manager at Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa. His tenacity and passion for hospitality resulted in subsequent growth and greater responsibilities when he was appointed the Hotel Manager of the 489-room key, Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa in February 2017.


Miles, who has placed an emphasis on continuing education, has earned several certifications from Central Connecticut University, Runaway Bay HEART Academy, Jamaica Advanced Computer System and American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute. Miles also served as a key member of several preopening task forces for Jewel Runaway Bay Beach & Golf Resort, Jewel Paradise Cove Beach Resort & Spa and Jewel Grande Montego Bay Resort & Spa.


“John’s progressive growth and advancements is a testimony to his passion and humility. His dedication to elevating the guest experience and working knowledge of the Jewel brand further supports why John has earned this well-deserved promotion,” said Alex Stadlin, Chief Operating Officer of Playa Hotels & Resorts.


Jewel Runaway Bay has long since been regarded as a haven for families touting a robust kid’s club and the largest waterpark in Jamaica. Miles’s focus will support the resort’s legacy and loyal clientele by creating a personalized guest experience that is aligned with what guests today are looking for in a family-friendly resort including educational kids club programs that support ecotourism and social responsibility initiatives by benefiting the greater St. Ann Parish.  


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About Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V.
Playa is a leading owner, operator and developer of all-inclusive resorts in prime beachfront locations in popular vacation destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean. Playa owns and/or manages a total portfolio consisting of 21 resorts (7,914 rooms) located in Mexico, Jamaica, and the Dominican Republic. In Mexico, Playa owns and manages Hyatt Zilara Cancun, Hyatt Ziva Cancun, Panama Jack Resorts Cancun, Panama Jack Resorts Playa del Carmen, Hilton Playa del Carmen All-Inclusive Resort, Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta and Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos. In Jamaica, Playa owns and manages Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall, Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall, Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa, Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort, Jewel Grande Montego Bay Resort & Spa, Jewel Runaway Bay Beach & Golf Resort and Jewel Paradise Cove Beach Resort & Spa. In the Dominican Republic, Playa owns and manages the Hilton La Romana All-Inclusive Family Resort and the Hilton La Romana All-Inclusive Adult Resort. Playa also owns four resorts in Mexico and the Dominican Republic that are managed by a third party and Playa manages the Sanctuary Cap Cana, in the Dominican Republic.


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